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How to Obtain Financing for Your Small Business

Monday, April 30 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm • Organized By SCORE - St. Louis Chapter 21
6800 Wydown Boulevard, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 206, St. Louis, Missouri 63105


Do you want to meet with a banker to discuss getting a bank loan or line of credit for your small business but are uncertain what all it takes to be successful?  What documents do they need and what does the bank really want to see? What exactly does the SBA offer in the way of loan guarantees? How and when does the SBA get involved?  What loan programs are available and how do they work?  

Attend this workshop and learn answers to these questions and much more.  Our speaker has in depth knowledge of the banking industry and the SBA loan process. Bob will provide the information you need to guide you through the loan process.

Speaker Bio:

Bob Helfrich, Former Banker and Bank Consultant

Bob Helfrich, SCORE Mentor,  Bob retired from the financial services industry as a small business lender and market research consultant for banks and credit unions across the U.S.  As a banker, Bob focused on all aspects of small business lending and asset-based credit programs.  His bank consulting background included advising management teams on strategic growth, loan portfolio management and market research.  Bob has an MBA in Economics from St. Louis University and a BA in Economics from Benedictine College.  He is a certified SCORE mentor.


Cost: All SCORE workshops are:  $35 Prepaid Registration. Fontbonne University students are free; Verterans free with Vet ID.  $45 at-the-door subject to availability.  GUARANTEE YOUR SEAT TODAY - REGISTER NOW!

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You may register for this workshop with a credit card by clicking the PayPal logo at the end of the registration form.  You do not need a PayPal account to do so and it will accept all national credit cards. 

Pay at the door providing registration has not closed.

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Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Boulevard
Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 206
St. Louis, Missouri 63105
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